A Chihuahua has been found hiding in a suitcase in the baggage area of New York's LaGuardia airport, triggering a security alert that led to it being found inside the suitcase it had nestled itself in.
Officials at the Miami International Airport found two human fetuses in the luggage of two women returning to the U.S. from Cuba. The first fetus was found in a sealed jar after it was X-rayed. The second fetus was found when a second jar was opened.
Bulgarian customs officials in Sofia announced on March 12, 2012 that they had seized several suitcases of live exotic rare animals. The alleged trafficker, a Bulgarian citizen, was traveling via bus from the Czech Republic when his luggage was seized.
With the high percentage of luggage mishandling by major airline companies, air passengers are advised to be extra careful with their checked-in luggage and to make sure that they are properly tagged for easy identification
Most of the time when people attempt to smuggle cocaine out of a county they hide the drugs. Not one woman in Chile, she had her cocaine front and center. She attempted to smuggle over 10 kilos of cocaine using the drug as her luggage.
Andy Bacas was unpacking his luggage after a team trip to South Carolina when he felt a sharp bite to his hand. The coach was bitten by a baby caneback rattler who appears to have wanted to get warm . That 'baby snake' was almost a foot long.
Do you pack valuables in luggage that will be checked? There could be a chance they will not be there when you arrive at your destination. The months of December, July and August have the largest amount of claims for thefts from checked luggage.
Over one million pieces of luggage were reported lost, stolen or damaged from May to June of this year by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The problem has gotten worse over the years and has reached it's peak.
COLOGNE (dpa) - Wheeled suitcases are the enemy of baggage porters and hotel pages. Travellers do not need to be assisted. Which means they do not have to pay tips. The suitcases can be wheeled comfortably along long airport corridors, drawn by a leash...